Free Seminar : Welcome To Medicare 2019. View times and locations.

Will you be going on Medicare in the next six months and/or want to know more about Medicare? Attend a free seminar by SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) volunteers; no pre-registration required. Counselors will answer brief questions following the seminars. Seminars run 2-2.5 hours. For information call: 360-321-1600 ext 0.

Information will be provided on:

  • “Basic” Medicare benefits
  • Options for additional insurance(s).
  • Medicare parts A and B
  • The differences between “Medigap” (supplemental) insurance and Advantage plans
  • benefits and rates
  • prescription drug plans. (If you want help with your drug plan, bring a detailed list of your drugs).

Note:  Medicare Advantage plan enrollees who want to opt out of their plan can do so between January 1 and March 31.  This will also be discussed.

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) offers unbiased, confidential advising for Medicare benefits and insurance options.

Location and Times

Island Senior Resources (Bayview)

Wednesday, February 20 10 AM

Wednesday, March 27 1 PM

Coupeville Library

Saturday, Feb 23 10 AM

Oak Harbor Senior Center

Tuesday, January 15 1 PM

Tuesday, February 19 10 AM

Tuesday, March 5 11 AM